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noun British Slang.
a teenage lout or hooligan.
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Origin of yob

First recorded in 1855–60; a consciously reversed form of boy

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y.o.b.

abbreviation
year of birth.
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British Dictionary definitions for yob

yob

yobbo (ˈjɒbəʊ)

/ (jɒb) /

noun plural yobs or yobbos
British slang an aggressive and surly youth, esp a teenager

Word Origin for yob

C19: perhaps back slang for boy
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